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in reston and one in lorton and there is no evidence of a tornado on the ground. >> and that caused a lot of damage. there is some downed lines and tree branches. >> and dangerous, too. >> and some have to be aware of that to be careful. and this is a calm evening after the action and this is where that precipitation is now and across the areas of lower southern maryland. you can see what a big difference. that frontal system passed and i was speaking to will earlier about the fact of the big temperature change, we had a 25 degrees temperature change from 3:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon. the winds gusting at about 58 miles an hour and a quarter quarter of a mile to a half mile visibility and with that squall line coming through earlier. a lot of things happening here and to the weather map. this system, mentioned, areas up to new york state and look at the line system here. we're not alone at all with the impact of that particular system. and we have wind gusts for you, the peak wind gusts in our airports, 58 miles an hour at national airport; 47, dulles; 35, bwi-thurgood marshal. martinsbu
county middle school in lorton. >> reporter: good morning. it's a day full of firsts at south county middle school. it's the first year that this school has been open, first day of school. how you feel something good very nervous. i don't want to get lost. >> i'm feeling anxious for her. >> kind of scared maybe. >> i'm so anxious, like i'm so excited for my daughter but like, you know, she's growing up so fast. >> reporter: but no one is more nervous than this seventh grade boy from south korea. this is your first day going to school in the u.s. how you feeling? >> not good. >> my son is very nervous. >> reporter: but at least everyone is a new student at this school. they've come armed with color coded maps to find their classrooms in this $22 million sprawling school that's been years in the making. >> i think it's great. i mean, we've been waiting for it for years. >> reporter: this is one of two new schools opening in fairfax county this year. the other is mason crest elementary in annandale. these new schools were built to help accommodate the 3600 new students entering the scho
in the hov lanes north of lorton. so be aware of that if you're heading north on i-95. expect a bit of a slowdown in that area as crews look for that accident. northbound 95 north of lorton road in the hov lanes. you can see slow traffic as well in the main lines. if you're planning to head northbound, let's take a live look outside and here's what it looks like northbound 95 again in lorton. heavy traffic through this eamplet back over to the map -- this area. back over to the maps, if you're coming in from annapolis, all lanes are open. looking good from cheverly to the northeast corridor. another live look, this time at the bay bridge. again really no problems to report between here and the beltway. i'll be back with more traffic at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> a recent gallop survey finds that out of every american who has at least eight years old on 9/11, 97% remember exactly where they were that day. >> nora joins us live from new york. good morning. welcome you to cbs this morning. what do you remember from that day? >> well, good morning to you, mike and andrea. i remember 9/
of i- 95 overnight, there had been construction it the beltway and lorton. right now looks like the lanes are open both directions of 95 between lorton and springfield. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 4:47. back to you guys. >>> thanks, monika. >>> time right now is 4:38. i am watching your money. the fed is going to spend $40 billion a month to purchase mortgage backed securities hoping it's going to prevent -- or increase borrowing and spending. critics warn the bond purchases could raise the risk of higher inflation and stocks, they soared after the fed unveiled the plan. checking the numbers for you. the dow stands this morning at 13,539 after adding 206 points. a gain of about 1.5%. nasdaq was up by 41 and the s&p a00 was better -- 500 was better by 23 points. >>> a judge has blocked the enforcement after new trader law which would require 40,000 federal workers to disclose their transactions on the internet. the judge issued an injunction which prevents the stock act being enforced on federal branch employees till at least november. it was originally applied on
. this is -- weather first. it's the first day of school in lorton, virginia. 72 degrees right there. it's a muggy day but it's going to be a good one. first day is always a good day. >> that's right. a lot of fun. >>> thanks for starting your day right here. aim mike hydeck. >>> i'm andrea roane. meteorologist howard bernstein is live on the weather terrace with the forecast. they can at least get the day started without umbrellas open. >> it's very muggy outside but the rain has pulled away from the region up into pennsylvania and jersey. we at least don't have the radar to talk about but we do have some heat and humidity and the threat for more storms later today. mostly cloudy skies over tysons corner about ten minutes before the sunrise. 83 by noon. mostly cloudy. would be a shower or isolated thunderstorm by then with a better chance of scattered showers and storms later this afternoon and this evening. high temperature approaching 87. 5:00 p.m. temperature 86. right now well in the 70s. 73 in fredricksburg. 71 in frederick this morning. and 78 in annapolis. that is our warm spot. as far as the
. southbound 95 as well between the beltway and lorton. a live look outside one more time. this is in lorton although it is not causing any delays getting by. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:39. >>> a state department officer is dead and another american was wounded following two separate attacks on u.s. embassies in the middle east. >> those attacks are being blamed on an american film. susan mcginnis has the story. >> reporter: fires burned in the u.s. consulate in libya this morning after arpd gunmen stormed -- armed gunmen stormed the building killing one american and wounding another. >> americans want to say something bad about mohammad. >> reporter: in kiro, egypt, demonstrators scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy tuesday tearing down the american flag and replacing it with an islamic banner. >> we never accept that our -- [indiscernible] >> reporter: those behind the attacks blame an american film they say ridicules the prophet. >> it makes our people angry because they will kill, they will fight. >> reporter: in response the u.s. embassy in egypt issued a statement saying it co
and the 14th street bridge. there had been construction southbound between the beltway and lorton which should be cleared shortly. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 4:47. back to you guys. >>> thank you. >>> 4:40 and time for the first your money segment of the morning. >> jessica doyle is here with the headlines. hello, tiger. >> hello. i'm a tiger. what can i say. we hope it's a tiger day on wall street. i don't know if will really work. we'll talk about the federal reserve. the federal reserve officials are gathering today for a two- day meeting here in d.c. many expect the central bank to announce new steps to revive the sluggish economy. we saw the government report last week. u.s. employers adding fewer than expected jobs in august. the report also showed more people gave up work looking for work last month. they simply just gave up. wall street managed to push higher yesterday despite question marks headed into today's meeting. the dow stands at 13,323, finished 69 points higher. the nasdaq was flat and the s&p 500 was better by about four and a half points. house speak
the occoquan out of dale city through lorton and newington, lanes are open. the maryland beltway has no reported problems. prince george's, anne arundel, quiet.ery, all back to you. >> thank you. we start with a distraction on the campaign trail. nominee mitt romney defending comments that he made during a fund-raiser in h he said 47% of all americans believe they are entitled to. government's outside theer is white house with more on reaction to this. >> good morning. the white house romney would like to the next four years. about this newly released video. this is the tape taking center stage for the romney campaign as the presidential explain thes to he made at a fund- raiser in may. much of the images are obscure the video he says a will voteamericans for president obama no matter what. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. late monday night romney said this. >> of
coming in from 66. in lorton 95 is still nice and light, lorton up to springfield and on to 395. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:55. but first, inspectors have found cracks on two more bridges on maryland's intercounty connector. the toll road is still safe to travel according to officials but the hairline cracks do need to be repaired. the designer for the project is disputing the state's findings and has hired a third party consultant to decide who's right. hairline cracks were also found on bridges on a separate segment of the 19-mile highway. a different contractor agreed to pay for the repairs in that case. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> suicide is a public health issue which affects millions of people every year. but it remains a taboo subject which is not openly discussed the way it should be. i spoke with u.s. surgeon genre gina benjamin about this issue and a new -- regina benjamin about this issue and a new national campaign. >> it is almost one every 15 minutes. it's not only a problem, it's a public health issue. it's like a small airplane falling out of the
over to a live look at lorton. no issues here as you make your way northbound. your travel lanes are open as you head from lorton and make your way to the beltway. i'm back in ten minutes. back over to you. >>> it is 4:42 right now. still to come, more chaos at 30,000 feet. the unincident that forced some pilots to turn the plane around. >>> also ahead, her inflammatory tweet to ravens wide-out torrey smith sparked outrage. now that patriots fan is responding to the controversy. >>> the fbi is heading to roseville, michigan, on a tip that jimmy hoffa's body is buried in a backyard there. a man in that community said he saw people burying a body there just hours after he went missing. he was last seen meeting with two suspected mafia members at a d.c. restaurant. police say they are taking the tip seriously but they don't expect to actually find hoffa's body. >>> for the second time in a week, an argument between flight attendants delays a flight. this time a united airlines pilot returned to raleigh, north carolina, when two employees got into a tiff. the captain actually asked f
on virginiae 95 northbound 5 in the lorton area. blocking the right lane. building quickly across the occoquan. we had been in good shape. that, coming out of newington towards the beltway, 395, to report on the beltway. earlier accident on little river turnpike is gone. 270 delays are starting to grow in maryland. that between urbana and hyattstown. on the marc trains system, all penn trains operating at reduced speed. to an hour late. back to you. >> thank you. 5:41, 60 degrees. correct thousands of teachers in chicago are headed back to work this morning. chicago are headed back to work this morning. in the people, businesses, and organizations that call greater washington home. whether it's funding an organization that provides new w citizens with job training, working with an anacostia school that promotes academic excellence, or supporting an organization that serves 5,000 meals a day across d.c., what's important to the people of greater washington is important to us, and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. we know you. we know you have to rise ea
nuttily and the beltway. let's take a live look on 95 in lorton. you have construction on the southbound side from the beltway to lorton. as you can see again all the lanes here look great and nice and light. let's go back over to the maps showing you more construction icons on the north side of town on the beltway n silver spring. looking great in germantown at father hurley down to the spur. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:39. >> see you then, monika. thanks. >>> we begin with the latest from campaign 2012. there's a new cbs poll suggesting mitt romney is trailing president obama in the hispanic community. >> romney tried to do something about that on wednesday. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: mitt romney tried to court the hispanic party. >> this party is the natural home for hispanic americans because this is the party of opportunity and hope. ours is the party that will bring a brighter future. ours is a party of greatness. this is why hispanic americans are going to join this campaign. we're going to win because we're going to get the support of you and your friends. >> r
the beltway and lorton. heading to virginia, the exit ramps are so close, but will be open momentarily. we are down to one lane on the beltway on the outer loop new route 50. back to you. >> we do have breaking news -- from overseas in the middle east this morning. we are just finding out there is more trouble in another embassy this time in yemen. protesters are upset about the same film we heard so much about yesterday have stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen. >> we hear from reuters this is a security forces have opened fire. we will continue to follow what is happening there and keep you updated. we are looking at 60 degrees. coming up, another first for robert griffin iii. >> plus, jim calhoun wil >> this morning a texas mother is awaiting a miracle of modern medicine. >> she is on the waiting list for a double our transplant, complete with elbows. that has never been done in the united states. >> these doctors here are amazing. they are rock stars. >> there was nothing in hope -- but hope in katy hayes's eyes. two years ago, after delivering her youngest daughter she fell into a,. >> t
principal en el Área de lorton .segÚn fuentes extra oficiales, la conductora se prestaba a tomar la interestatal 95 sur y no se percato que se aproximaba el furgÓn a su mano izquierda, ocasionando que este la envistiera, quitÁndole la vida de esta manera al instante. el impacto fue tal, que el furgÓn se fue a una zanja y el auto de la victima quedo en direcciÓn opuesta al trÁfico. marlon, quien venia a unos cuantos metros atrÁs relata lo que viviÓ.. " yo me baje a ayudarla , porque vi que el carro estaba echando humo y yo vengo sobre el mismo carril derecho.. donde quedo el vehiculo que estaba botando humo y me baje con el extinguidor pero ya no podÍa hacer nada por que la seÑora esta muerta.. esta completamente apachurrada en el carro.." hasta este momento no se ha dado a conosur ..para evitar que sea usted la proxima victima, de un accidengte similar, es necesario que tome precaucion al manejar y principalmente en tiempo lluvioso como hoy ya que aunque no es visible, las carreteras contienen residuos de aceite y grasas que al hacer contacto con el agua ocasiona
.. el accidente ocurrio en la salida 163, en el area de lorton.. no se ha dado a conocer la identidad de la victima y el conductor del furgon fue trasladado al hospital para ser tratado por golpes ..finalmente el presidente de los estados unidos barack obama se convirtio esta noche en el candidato oficial a la reelccion a para la presidencia por el partido democrata. ) desde carolina del norte.. fernando pizarro nos amplia. .fernando. .. inmigrantessin la debida doc expresaron hoy insatisfaccion con los democratas porque durante su convencion reiteraron su apoyo a la reforma migratoria mientras las deportaciones continuan creando temor a diario entre numerosas familias hispanas en todo el pais... varios de los 40 inmigrantes sin documentos que viajaron desde phoenix, expresaron su escepticismo incluso con la intervencion en horario estelar que realizo la vispera la mexicana benita veliz para exponer los argumentos a favor del dream act... ...sobre la creacion de empleos, los republicanos volvieron a criticar la gestion de barack obama en este asunto. el partido republicano recien se
, dry air coming in tonight, bruce. it does feel nice. in lorton, there was a report that 29 cars in a parking lot had blown out windows from all the winds that came through. 29 cars. so yeah, caused a lot of widespread wind damage, which we did warn you folks about yesterday, declaring today a severe weather alert day. things are quieter tonight, that's the good news. we have still some areas of light rains and scattered showers, but overall, things are much quieter. here's a look at our michael and son camera. temperature, upper 60s right now. 68 degrees. cloudy conditions. winds are north, northwest. dew points are lower in the 60s. that is good news. right now, 64 in leesburg. 66 in fredericksburg. all of us really much cooler. the humidity also dropping. here's a look at that front. look at that right there. coming through. the dry air coming in behind it. even impacting the u.s. open in new york city earlier today. so, those gains go through tomorrow and into monday. so a hint of fall arrives. you're going to feel it tomorrow. cooler for your sunday morning. sunday afternoon
at on interstatened near the lorton road exit, marker 163. quite a problem. it appears the tractor-trailer was the only vehicle involved. there are delays for awhile in area of interstate 95. >> coming up on abc 7 news, firing a gunnts with his feet. behind this and when he hopes to gain from its. hurricane isaac bringing evacuees all the way to our area. and these could make a perfect best friend. >> a bank manager kidnapped and forced to rob her own bank. a real-life story. it can only happen in hollywood. >> the rain off and on muggy continues, but there is the forecast. continues, but there is the forecast. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. continues, but there is mitt romney's position on women''s dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away b basic health h c. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health
the lanes divide. construction on the southbound side between the beltway and lorton. the beltway itself near annandale and tyson's used to seeing that. a live look at 395 and here at duke street just a few people out and about early this morning. i'll be back with more at 4:39 back to you guys. >>> thank you monika. for the first time in 79 years, the washington baseball team is going to the playoffs. they clinched their spot last night with a win over the dodgers at nats park. >> what? yeah, it's the truth. nats got things going early. ryan zimmerman hit a shot into the gap. there he is digging in at the plate. let's check it out. boom. there it is. bryce harper scored easily and nats get on the board 1-0. in the 4th the nats are up 2-1. danny espinosa with a shot down the left line. there it goes. ian desmond was on first. would round the bases and beat the throw to the plate. nats are up 3-1. then we head to the 9th. they're up three. drew storen, strikes out the side. the nationals are playoff-bound after the game nats' manager davey johnson reacting to the win -- >> what's the big
demand. news 4's megan mcgrath spoke with excited students in lorton. >> reporter: it's one of life's big transitions. the jump from elementary school to middle school. >> i'm super nervous. like, really, really nervous, but excited. because i got all the electives i wanted. all my friends are in my class, which is good. >> a little nervous. but excited. but just glad to be in this new school. >> reporter: it isn't just a new academic experience. south county middle itself is brand-new. one of two new schools in fairfax county this year. >> the biggest way it's going to make a difference for our students, there's a lot of room for them. when we were in the secondary school we were sharing a lot of the facilities. here are students have plenty of room to grow and explore. they have their own gym, auxiliary gym, our own cafeteria. >> their gym is really nice. they have a really nice gym. classrooms are nice. teachers are nice. everything. >> reporter: more than 180,000 kids returned to class this morning. that's 3,000 more than last year. that trend is expected to continue over the next sev
on the brakes in this area. delays start at lorton. pretty slow as you head to springfield parkway. let's head over to i-270, slow out of frederick. making your way southbound, pretty sluggish out of 109. those areas look fine right now, but it's starting to heat up as you make your way over to the end. back over to you. >>> police say they found nothing out of the ordinary after someone called in a bomb threat last night. officers focus their search on two daily parking garages. several flights were also delayed because passengers had to wait to board their flights. the airport's authority says no flights were evacuated because of the threat, but one traveler tells news 4 he and other passengers had to get off their plane, which was heading to chicago. >>> new this morning, montgomery county police searching for the person who stabbed a man on mills choice road. we're told the victim was stabbed several times in the chest and neck. he was taken to the hospital. his name and condition have not been released at this point, and police have not released a motive. >> we have new information into a
as you head for lorton. let's take a live look. all i can show you is heavy traffic northbound i-95 with that car fire. at one point only the right lane was getting through. so keep that in mind for your travel plans heading northbound on 95 toward lorton. this is what you're going to have to deal with this morning. let's go a little further north into springfield. once you're here, traffic is going to be light. you can see basically everyone is stuck behind that incident. once you're here you're fine heading up to the 14th street bridge. we'll go back over to our maps and this time head over to the other side of town. no problems to report along 270 southbound. on the outer loop you have delays 95 to georgia avenue. a quick look at 270. brake lights begin at 85. it's going to be off and on down to 121. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 6:25. >> our time right now is 6:19. >>> you have just three more days to win one of these. a $50 exonmobile gift card with our question of the morning. >> each day we'll randomly pick one person who correctly answers our question on our fa
as you make your way past lorton. heavy on the brakes in this area. checking on 95, not seeing accidents as you make your way northbound in virginia or southbound, accident free, but volume northbound. eun and aaron, back over to you. >>> 6:12 is the time. ahead, the airline being sued over a drimpg. >>> also setting a really bad example. the kids who caught their school bus driver red handed. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. e. pnc bank. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. while giving a tax break of $250,000 dollars to multi-millionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand, we can
as a result of these reports at fairfax, resten and lorton. so far, there is no evidence of a tornado that was on the ground. so as long as you're a wear of that, funnel clouds, but not tornadoes. temperatures right now, cooler than they have been, into the 60s. today, plenty of sunshine. i'll have more details back to you. >>> the wild wet cut a damaging path through dp. c earlier in the evening. some are still without power this morning. >> reporter: it was a quick storm. the wind huffed and puffed and blew the third floor off a building on 8th street in northeast. >> the noise was a crash, a boom and i witnessed the buildings collapsing, you know. it frightened me, really did. >> reporter: the building that collapsed, 335 h street, was under construction, an area merchants say was going to be an apartment building. some people at the ethiopian restaurant across the street saw the third floor go crashing down. >> it was like something hit something, like a car hit, some cars hit each other. >> reporter: to make matters worse, the building had a stop work order posted, no doubt inter
over to i-95 in virginia. slow here as well at fairfax county parkway, right around lorton you're heavy on the brakes in that area. and stop-and-go as you make your way to franconia-springfield parkway. back in ten minutes with another look at your traffic. eun, over to you. >>> 6:02 now. president obama will accept his party's nomination for re-election tonight. the president arrived in charlotte for the democratic national convention yesterday and appeared on stage with bill clinton as the former president wrapped up his speech. clinton officially renominated president obama during a 50-minute speech in which he rarely stuck to the script. >> when we vote in this election, we'll be deciding what kind of country we want to live in. if you want a winner take all, you're on your own society, you should support the republican ticket. but if you want a country of shared opportunities and shared responsibility, a we're all in this together society, you should vote for barack obama and joe biden. >> sectary of state hillary clinton says she watched last night's speech online from the home of
fairfax county, the area's largest school system. kristin fisher is live in lorton with more on the traffic mess that people can expect this morning. hey, industries continue, good morning -- hey, chris continue, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. before students get to enjoy their brand new building here at south county middle school, first they have to get here which is no small feat on a day that's been nicknamed terrible traffic tuesday. after a nice summer break, today marks the return to some of the worst traffic in the entire country. sounds pretty terrible, right? hence the name. here's a look at what you can expect on the roads today. this is all according to aaa. 2.8 million commuters on the road in the d.c. area. about a million students that will need to be transported to and from school and more than 7,000 school buses. here's john towson with aaa. >> the traffic would increase by 26% over what the level of traffic and gridlock wise during the summer months. so you can expect a 26% increase in traffic and the bulk of that or ground zero will be around
the beltway and lorton should be cleared shortly. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 4:47. andrea and mike? >>> 4:41. time for the first your money segment of the morning. >> what's shaking, bacon? >> we're watching the economy. that's shaking. i wish we had some bacon. >> instead we're going to talk about the economy. it is all about the economy. here and overseas. stocked finished slightly higher after a german court cleared the way for a europe bailout fund. investors still waiting for word on a stimulus package possibly from the federal reserve for the united states. most analysts expect the fed will announce new steps today to jump start our economy when it wraps up a two-day meeting. on wall street the dow stands this morning 13,333. we don't see that kind of number all the time. it added 10 points. nasdaq was also up by about 10. the s&p 500 added about 3 points. >>> the rumor is pretty much dead on accurate. you know we're going to talk about the new iphone 5. it's thinner. it's lighter. get ready because we're talking about it all morning long. the company taking the wrap
in arlington. in lorton, 58, 67 in la plata. very comfortable today. beautiful and bright sunshine, lies in the upper 70's humidity. open the windows and let in the fresh air, especially this morning. chris and refreshing. will this last? that's coming up. now to angela. not much to report in terms of incidents. annapolisht crash in be out of the way. 450 at 50. you may see residual investigation, but all lanes are and moving without delay. off to a great start for the most part. e beltway at new hampshire the overnight work zone only one we had active morning. lanes are open. the new traffic pattern over and branch, just a brief slowdown. traveling in to springfield, no delays. 95, the work zone 17.ed at moving pretty well from 17 all the way past the occoquan heading into springfield. back to you. >> thank you. today in prince george's county the community will get an on the search for whoever senior >> .h school stanley wasamber shot to death in her bedroom two weeks ago in kettering. gonzalez joins us from upper marlborough with more. >> weeks later, this community still in shock. pr
of a problem right now. a look live northbound on i-95 near lorton heading up toward springfield. all lanes are open. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:39. >> thank you, monika. >>> security is being increased at u.s. embassies around the middle east and north africa. >> the state department is concerned the protests over an american made anti-muslim film might intensify after friday's prayer services. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: protests continue in kiro, egypt for the fourth day in a -- cairo, egypt for the fourth day in a row. u.s. officials have beeped up security at embassies -- beefed up security at embassies around itself world. >> i will do what is necessary to protect all americans serving abroad. >> reporter: officials fear the demonstrations will escalate today after several muslim clerics called on muslims to join the protest after the traditional friday prayers. libyan officials believe armed militants used the protests as a cover to attack the u.s. consulate in benghazi. four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens died in the attack. libyan officials s
reston and lorton areas and there were no reports of confirmed tornadoes touching down, but you definitely saw some funnels and i definitely saw rotation. here's what we got in the wake of those violent storms, high temperature today of 77 degrees, boston 69, buffalo 70s. they'll see the leaves changing up there real soon. we still have some heat in the middle part of the country but nothing like the triple digits last week. this is a welcome relief, especially for the middle part of the country that has suffered so terribly with high heat and drought conditions. check out the next two days, 78 degrees tomorrow, beautiful, award winning, 82 degrees wednesday, so a little bit warmer but again hard pressed to find any clouds around during the day tomorrow or wednesday. our satellite and radar picture will show you that we didn't see much in the way of clouds today either, but high pressure which is centered not too far from chicago valley ruling all the weather. you can see a few showers through the rockies. that is about it. i'm going to show you temperatures right now, mostly in
to the lane divide springfield and past the occoquan river, a good. looks good in lorton and its open to the 14th street bridge. back to you. >> thank you. 5:41, 75 degrees. >> still to come, are you ready football? the nfl season kicks off but with replacement officials. i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activitity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> welcome back. nigeria pose in a says pirates have attacked and seized an oil tanker off the coast of its largest city. navy says. rightw members on board in a safe room. piracy has been an ongoing problem in west africa. 5:45 is the time. the democrats6:00, pushing the right buttons at the co
and springfield. 395 work zone has lifted between the beltway lorton. moving pretty nicely northbound southbound to the springfield interchange. back to you. >> thank you. we are getting to breaking news from overseas. once again, protesters in yemen have stormed the u.s. embassy. after for your americans were killed during an assault a u.s. consulate in libya. jummy olabanji is tracking the .evelopments >> the associated press reports the protesters were on the notssy grounds but did e building housing the officers. the demonstrators removed the sign on the outer wall .nd then set fire once inside the compound, they dropped -- brought down the u.s. it. and burned ered protesters were ang by the same film made in the that provoked the other in.cks in this young lady lived in libya for several years as a young girl. she says the killings of several americans over there is tragic. >> pretty upsetting. i was pretty embarrassed and disappointed if. >> in benghazi, libya, demonstrators rallied in america, denouncing attack carried out by a rogue group. four americans were killed an information speci
and lorton. northbound side lanes are open coming up from 644 to the beltway. more on area roads coming up at 4:47. >> thanks, monika. >>> the time is 4:40. i am watch your money on wall street. not so bad. better than expected news about the housing market gave stocks a lift. investors encouraged by news that sales of existing homes jumped to the best level in two years last month and buildest broke ground on more -- builders broke ground on more homes. the dow stands at 13,577. nasdaq was up by about 5 points and s&p 500 was better by nearly 2 points. >>> the sluggish economy we've all endured the past few years may finally be close to ending. new census data suggests americans are on the move again. roughly 12% of the nation's population or 36.5 million people moved to a new home in the past year. roughly 5.6 million adults age 25 to 34 or that were said to be 13.6% live at home with mom and dad. a decrease from 14.2% in the previous year. the census data suggests modest improvements in the job market as well as rising college enrollment. these are all factors in this movement. >>> ikea
from lorton road and pulled right in front of the a tractor trailer. it was loaded with 20,000 pounds of carpet, and the two vehicles collided. the car landed on the side of the road. the truck went down an embankment jackknifing. the woman driving the car died at the scene. the truck driver suffered minor injuries, and he is connected to be okay. >>> 12 months isn't long enough to erase the damage from massive flooding that swamped our area one year ago today. tropical storm lee, remember that? moved in with torrential rains, left neighbors bailing out several feet of water from their homes, as news4's tony tull shows us, that how water is too much for a longtime business owner to overcome. >> hopefully i can restart, start from scratch. >> reporter: the flood stains are evidence everywhere. >> you can see the line right here. it went through the whole shop this way. >> reporter: a year after tropical storm lee flooded him, frank klein says he's going off business. >> nobody around here had flood insurance, so, you know, that kind of did everybody in. >> reporter: all of his equipmen
apart. got this lone shower south of lorton coming up maybe toward mount vernon if it holds together. the other shower about to get to 234 just coming out of stafford county into southern prince cm. the showers down in charles county, very, very light at the moment. so that's it. locally probably going to see more in the next few hours. already 79 and a very muggy 79 at the patuxent river naval air station with easton and gaithersburg at 72. to the west we've got 73 in culpeper. winchester 68. and cumberland still a sticky 72 degrees. looking outside on our michael & son weather camera, not much to show you yet. we don't have sunrise for almost an hour at this point. 75 degrees. mostly cloudy skies and a light southeast wind this morning and the humidity, yeah, that is way, way up. i've been checking the visibilities. fog doesn't appear to be too much of an issue this morning. as far as isaac, this is the circulation i was alluding to earlier. you can clearly see the spin right there coming into southern indiana now, western kentucky. this thing barely moving. that's the problem. it'
. i know in lorton, there was one area in a parking lot where over 20 cars had their windows knocked out. pretty crazy. let's get right to our weather maps for you and show you what is going on here at home. we've got our satellite-radar composite to show you and that is where we've got absolutely nothing going on right now. no clouds or anything to talk about. yesterday, it was 80 degrees at reagan national airport, 79 at dulles and bwi thurgood marshall. 59 at baltimore. dulles at 56. 61degrees at reagan national airport. your day planner for today, by midday, we'll be at 74 degrees. it is going to be sunny. it will be pleasant. we will have some gusty winds, however. those wind will be picking up from the northwest and pushing through anywhere from about 20 to 25 miles per hour today so be aware of that. definitely kind of hang onto your hat weather. things are looking absolutely great outside. it will be a very pleasant did i. you can see the temperatures across the country taking a little bit of a hit from that cold front across areas of the northern plains. we have temperatures
of students arriving earlier this morning at the brand-new south county middle school in lorton. parents and kids are impressed so far. >> i'm so excited. it's so beautiful inside. >> i am just thrilled. the keepers, they're good, and i'm -- the teachers, they're good and i'm excited by the principal. >> everything is new. >> the new school cost $22 million built to alleviate overcrowding at south county secondary school which now is south county high school. >>> we invite you to sharer back-to-school photos with us. this is karilyn. >> look at the backpack. >> it matches the dress. >> this is the first day of third grade. have a great school year and we thank you for second the photos. send your photos to >>> a former campaign aide to d.c. mayor vincent gray is due back in court today for a status hearing in his criminal case. thomas gore was the first of three gray campaign aides to plead guilty to corruption charges. this as part of an ongoing federal investigation into gray's 2010 mayoral campaign. today's court appearance could set a sentencing date for gore, who
in lorton and kids liked what they saw and so did parents. >> and that is something we're going to continue to look at and that is linked to safety as far as knowing where kids are and being able to account for them. having them on their school buses and being able to when we get delays or adjustments, getting back to parents. >> it was built to alleviate the overcrowding in recent years at the secondary school, now south county high school. and students returned to class in arlington county and the school year began under a crowd thanks to a transportation policy that many say is down right dangerous. >> reporter: more students walking longer -- longer distances will be the norm for this schooler in in arlington county and in years beyond and enforcing the rules of who can ride the bus and who must walk. more parents in their cars driving their students to school so they don't have to navigate arlington's busy roads. the notice of parents came in july for the 2012 school year. arlington will now strictly enforce the walk zones that have been on the books for quite some time. one mile for e
one-third of the students are now outside the building. >> reporter: for some students in the lorton area the school year comes complete with a new building. south county middle school. >> the jgym is really nice. classrooms are nice. teachers are nice. everything. >> good morning. >> reporter: it was superintendent jack dale's last first day of school in fairfax county. he'll retire next year. figuring out how to deal with growth and the overcrowding it's caused in some schools will be a continued challenge. more than 181,000 students are expected this fall. and the district has added 15,000 kids in just the last five years. south county middle is one of two new buildings along with mason crest elementary. but with 2,000 to 3,000 new students expected each year, dale says more classroom space will be needed. trouble is, in some spots, there's not enough land. >> our bigger issue around where we will build new is going to be probably out in the west. we probably need a new high school but have no land. that will be a challenge. >> reporter: that means more and more portable classroom
and on delays on northbound 95 at springfield. live look at lorton. northbound traffic on the right side. >> thank you, mike. that is "news 4 today." thank you for starting your day with us. >> the "today" show is anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done what i thought was impossible: you made good-for-you, gluten-free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband rob found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors you're making it very hard to choose. so thanks
to head here on the northbound side of i-95, no problems in lorton, newington, springfield on to 395. no brake lights there yet to the 14th street bridge. so a good time to head out. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 5:17. >>> here's what's making news now at 5:10 this morning. a state department officer is dead after an attack on the u.s. consulate in lybia. the armed gunmen stormed the building. the attackers as well as protesters in egypt are reportedly upset over a film written and directed and produced by a california developer which depicts the prophet mohammad in an unflattering light. >>> authorities in pakistan say the death toll from factory fires in two major cities has risen to 128 people. dozens more have been injured. many were hurt as they jumped out of building windows to escape the flames. more than 100 victims died at a garment factory in karachi. >>> one person is reportedly missing after flash flooding swept through las vegas and the surrounding areas there. up to 2 inches of rain fell in an hour and that's a lot senate desert. rising flood waters strand
. it is in your left shoulder lane. police are on the scene. delays start right around lorton. and here's a live look from chopper 4. right as you make your way to the spur, i-270 southbound at the spur. seeing some delays here. also seeing delays along i-270 as you make your way from frederick to 109. you are a bit sluggish in this area. good news on i-270, no accidents to report southbound or northbound. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> new this morning, an italian gossip magazine published new photos of the duchess of cambridge with the headline saying the queen is naked. the latest pictures of katherine sun bathing topless, the magazine published 50 pictures over 26 pages. it comes the same day as lawyers of the duke and duchess head to a french court to stop more pictures from being published. the royal family is also seeking criminal charges against the photographer, arguing their privacy was breached. the pictures were taken while the royal couple was on vacation in southern france. so far papers in france, italy, and ireland have published the photos. the coupl
, fairfax, reston and lorton, and so far, no evidence of them being a tornado. that is at least some good news. i know a lot of you are still recovering from that. we have some great weather at least to help with the clean- up. nothing happening. plenty of sunshine today. current temperatures, 62 at reagan national airport. 52 at gaithersburg. the same at frederick. we've got 60 at baltimore. 62 at quantico. dulles at 59. 54 at manassas and 54 degrees at culpeper. as we head up the mid-atlantic, cool as well. 59 for boston. new york at 61. 60degrees at raleigh. we'll see a northwesterly wind pull in as well. that will hold some gusty winds today. high pressure is ruling in the east and that means plenty of clear skies and sunshine straight up and down most of the mid-atlantic. we are not talking any precipitation in the forecast at all. a high of 78 degrees. the wind will pick up to about 28 miles per hour before it is all said and done today. about 55 degrees. it will be cooler in the western suburbs. expect to see your temperatures in the low 50s. sunshine straight across the board righ
at the south county middle school in lorton. >> good morning. >> it's a day full of firsts at south county middle school. it's the first year that this school has been open. first day of school. how are you feeling? >> very nervous. don't want to get lost. >> i'm feeling anxious for her. >> kind of scared maybe. >> i'm so anxious. i'm so excited for my daughter, but you know, she's growing up so fast. >> but no one is more nervous than this seventh grade boy from south korea. >> this is your first day going to school in the u.s., how are you feeling? >> not good. my son is very nervous. >> at least everyone is a new student at this school. they have come armed with color coded maps to find their classrooms in this $22 million sprawling school that has been years in the making. >> i think it's great. i mean, we have been waiting for it. >> this is one of two new schools opening in fairfax county this year. the other is mason crest elementary. these new schools were built to help accommodate the new students entering the school system this year. >> we have grown about 15,000 kids
morning wreck in triangle has moved on to the shoulder. heaviest volume coming north of lorton to make your way up towards springfield. then on 395. 66 you saw delays in are inville, fair oaks into vienna into falls church. picking up the pace as you make your i would into the radios -- your way into the roosevelt bridge. the dulles airport access lanes, they've been reopened east of hunter mill. toll lanes were open the whole time. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it is 6:43 on this friday morning. tomorrow is national volunteer day. hopefully we won't see lightning like we saw and heard last night. >> impressive stuff. it was loud. your weekend plans, don't cancel anything. i'm optimistic that all the fairs, festivals, your biking plans, all of that is going to go off with very few weather implications or weather issues. i want to -- i do want to share pictures from colonial beach, virginia last night. look at this beautiful shot of the lightning that mark washburn caught with some of the storms. mark is a long time weather watcher of ours. we appreciate him sharing with us. i posted t
field. normal slow stuff as you leave lorton. it's going to be most of the way into springfield. your lanes are open. one more live look and here is what it looks like in landmark heading toward seminary road before the pace improves. i'll be back in a few minutes with more traffic. before i go, i have a commuter alert. future plans for the american legion bridge. this is the bridge that connects montgomery and fairfax counties. leaders on both sides of the potomac are asking their state leaders to allow drivers to use the shoulders during rush hour. they also want to try and express bus service using the shoulders to get people off the road. both counties are worried that when those 495 express lanes open by the end of the year, it will make traffic even worse heading into maryland and up 270. more than 15 years ago there were express buses using the shoulders of the bridge and the beltway, but that service was canceled because there weren't enough riders. that was called the smart move. i don't know if you remember that but i think that it was because it wasn't frequent enough and t
accidents. but just very slow the entire commute. heading over to i-95, as you make your way into the lorton area, you're slow all the way to the beltway. here your delays start out of prince william parkway, really slow, about 30 miles per hour to get to the beltway. over to you. >>> metro might have a solution for anyone who's rushed to catch a train, only to find his or her fare card is empty. the washington examiner reports the agency is testing a new way to replenish smart trip balances when they drop below a certain level. the money would automatically be charged to their credit or debit card. metro hasn't said when the service will be available to everyone. what will metro look like three decades from now? the transit agency is trying to answer that question in a new campaign. it's called momentum. the next generation of metro. and metro is turning to its own customers to help change the future. among the questions it will be asking riders, how should the agency increase capacity to reduce crowding? what additional types of transit are needed? and what is the best way to ensure the ag
. those areas starting to see congestion. continuing northbound passing lorton, slow as you make your way past fairfax county parkway. not seeing any accidents on i-95 in virginia. checking the brunswick east 870, looks like a seven-minute delay. metro and vre not reporting any delays. >>> airlines based in the u.s. collected more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees in the first half of the year. that is the largest amount collected from january to june. the bureau of transportation reports delta airlines collected the most fees with nearly $430 million. united airlines came in second at 35$351 million. airlines gap charging for checked baggage in 2008. >>> apple's new iphone blamed for a spike in crime in new york city. it comes less than a week after the iphone 5 went on sale. the theft of iphones, ipads, and other electronic gadgets is up 40% this year. police say most of the robberies happen on the bus or the subway. >>> the tablet wars are heating up just in time for the holiday season. barnes and noble rolling out two new versions of its nook tablet. the nook hd comes in two sizes, on
at lorton. again, you know this road, how it goes. stop and go. pretty underspeed right now. good news, no accidents. i-270, here's where i'm seeing delays here. very slow. jammed at 109. as you pass 121, roads are good. eun and aaron, back over to you. >>> 6:22. 77 degrees. maryland lawmakers saves a little boy's life. how mother nature played a role in putting him at the right place at the right time. >>> after the break, a hack or a hoax? government investigators weigh in on whether you need to change in on whether you need to change your passwor anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressiv
to work later on today. now, there are two new schools opening up. south county middle school in lorton. one of the fastest growing parts of the county. we're also going to see the opening of graham road elementary in falls church. enrollment in fairfax county is up, so schools are going to be full. they've added 741 new positions, staff positions and teaching positions to try to accommodate that increased enrollment. it is certainly going to be a very busy day out there. folks getting wrused to new schedules, bus schedules. the walkers, some of them going to brand new schools today. so a lot going on and kind of a bit of a learning curb out there. we are expecting roads to be congested. again, if you're driving to work this morning, give yourself a little extra time and watch out for those kiddos. reporting live in fairfax county, megan mcgrath, news4. eun, back to you. >> thank you. >>> a new construction project in beth thaesda will only add t those headaches. it is closed and will stay that way for two years. it's necessary for construction of two high rises on what used on the one
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